Peter Fitzgerald-Moore, born
May 28, 1919, in London, England), died May 5, 2004, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was a geologist, environmentalistand political activist.
He earned a
Master's degreefrom Cambridge University.He was a member of the Faculty of General Studiesat the University of Calgaryuntil 1998 when he retired as an Adjunct Associate Professor.
He was a Senator of the University of Calgary for three years.
World War II, he served with the Royal Artillery. He received the Military Crosswhile serving in Italyas a Forward Observation Officerwith the Eighth Indian Division.
He worked for the
Royal Dutch Shellcompanies in various countries for 39 years, after the war. For part of that tenure he worked as Chief Geologistfor Shell Canada Ltd.
After retirement, he contracted for the
Geological Survey of Canada.
Politics & Activism
He was elected
mayorof Bowness, Albertain 1958.He was a founding member of the Calgary Eco Centre.He (co?) founded the Western Affairs Committee.He was Director of the Pensador Institute.
trilobitespecies "Pseudodechenella petermoorei ormiston" is named for him.
* [http://www.ucalgary.ca/~pfitzger/ Peter Fitzgerald-Moore's Lectures on Technology and Society at the University of Calgary]
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20020206004651/http://members.home.net/peterfitz/ Peter Fitzgerald-Moore's website on the Web Archive]
* [http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/200of/2004f002.htm#faid Obituary]
* [http://www.calgarydollars.ca/article/2004/06/peterfitzgeraldmoore.html Environmentalists Remembered: Peter Fitzgerald-Moore]
* [http://fvc.emmett.ca/ In memory of Peter Fitzgerald-Moore]
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